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David Mark’s daughter, 15,000 others decamp to APGA

Mrs. Blessing Onuh, daughter of former Senate President David Mark, weekend, dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, after securing the party’s ticket to run for Otukpo/Ohimini federal constituency of Benue state.

Onuh said she left with ove [...]

Sun, 18 November 2018


2019: Police assure of security, warns against thuggery

The Benue State Police Command has given the assurance that it would provide adequate security before, during and after the 2019 general elections in the state.

The command, has therefore, warned the general public to desist from all forms voices capable of causing frictions during the periods. [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


Road Safety Day: Accidents claim 1.5 million lives annually

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has disclosed that yearly, a total of 1.5 million people die in road crashes worldwide.

The state sector commandant, Mr David Mendie, stated this in Makurdi during the event to commemorate the “2018 African Road Safety Day and The World Day of Remembra [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


N40bn loan: We Did Not Grant Fresh Approval - Benue Assembly

Benue State House of Assembly has denied granting fresh approval to Governor Samuel Ortom to obtain another N40 billion loan.

Spokesperson of the House and member representing Ukum State Constituency, Mr. Paul Biam, told journalists in Makurdi, that the approval was done five months ago, when t [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


Ortom condemns kidnap of four catholic priests in Delta

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has condemned the kidnap of four catholic priests by suspected herdsmen in Delta State, saying it's barbaric.

The catholic priests were kidnapped in Umutu/Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Governor Ortom, who further descri [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018


Benue guber: Nobody can take my candidacy away - Biem

 

 

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, (SDP) in Benue state, Hon. Hingah Biem has debunked rumours making the rounds that his party has removed his name from the list of candidates to be sent to INEC ahead of 2019 elections. In this interview wit [...]

Fri, 09 November 2018


Mystery grips Makurdi as woman, husband, kids found dead

Hell was let loose last Friday night when a woman allegedly killed her husband, their three children and herself in Makurdi, Benue State.

The woman, Rachel, is alleged to have killed her husband, Nicholas Adestav, their three children, Nguevese, Senater and Joshua and later stabbed herself to d [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


Police parade four suspected rapists in Benue

The Benue State Police Command has paraded four more suspects who allegedly violated young girls in the state.

Their arrests followed the awareness created over the death of 13-year old Elizabeth Ochanya, who died from complications after she was sexually violated by her guardian and his son in [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


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